Origin of embarkation
Examples from the Web for embarcation
A moving and pathetic spectacle was that of the embarcation of the Athenians for the Isle of Salamis.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The idea pleased the Marquise; but who would undertake to discover the fugitive and arrange for her embarcation?The House of the Combrays|G. le Notre
Outside I found a great crowd to see the embarcation of the corpse for its last home, the Campo Santo.A Wanderer in Venice|E.V. Lucas
Old men and young, the sick and even the dying, all had to go to the nearest point of embarcation.The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell
The embarcation was a wondrous spectacle, such as civilized eyes have rarely beheld, and can never witness again.
1640s, from French embarcation, noun of action from embarquer (see embark).